New Email System An Obstacle to Student-Teacher Communication

Angeline Fu, Reporter

October 16, 2017

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At the beginning of this year, the school switched its email system from its own to the county-wide to simplify the management of its emails. However, complications with the new domain have arisen. Strap...

Students Enjoy Long Weekend in the Midst of Hurricane Irma

Madison Cochran and Maria Hernandez

September 18, 2017

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What did students do over the long weekend?

How to Stay Safe During the Solar Eclipse

Greer Spradling, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2017

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On Monday, the contiguous United States will experience its first total solar eclipse since Feb. 26, 1979. Even then, the eclipse was only visible to those in the northwestern corner of the country, so the excitement over the ...

Group fuels eighth graders’ excitement for career and technical courses

Maya McClain, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

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Eighth graders in bulletproof vests and handcuffs -- not something you would see on a typical day at school. This was the scene on a Tuesday morning last month when SkillsUSA traveled to Hopewell Middle School to promote Career...

Flu Season Hits GA Hard

Rasmine Stade, Reporter

February 24, 2017

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The school nurse, Karen Thimsen, said this year’s flu season is the worst Georgia has ever had. She has had a high number of students visiting her the last couple of months. There are two types of influenzas. There is type A and type B, a...

Wallace, Schuette Named Teacher and Professional of the Year

Cherise Kim, Reporter

February 16, 2017

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On Wednesday morning, economics teacher Bryan Wallace and school social worker Stephanie Schuette were announced as the Teacher of the Year and Professional of the Year for 2016-2017. If he so chooses, Wallace has the opportunit...

Bears Take Part in Women’s March Atlanta

Daniel Jimenez, Reporter

February 14, 2017

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A sea of signs takes over downtown Atlanta, flooding the landscape with messages such as “A woman’s place is in the resistance” and “Who run the world? Girls.” This was The Atlanta Women’s March. It was just one of the ...

Late Start Approved for 2017-2018 School Year

Greer, Spradling

February 2, 2017

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For most students, school will start more than three hours later on two days a month beginning next year, administrators announced this week. Principal Edward Spurka announced Tuesday afternoon in an email to teachers and ...